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Caramelized Cinnamon Hot Chocolate served in a white ceramic mug with a cinnamon stick
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Caramelized Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

Caramelized Cinnamon Hot Chocolate is an easy to make, super indulgent, and amazingly delicious dessert. It's a sure cure for the winter blues! And who doesn't love a good homemade hot chocolate?
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 419kcal

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large cinnamon sticks
  • 4 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate chopped

Instructions

  • Pour sugar into the bottom of a saucepan and turn the heat to medium. Add in the cinnamon sticks. Use a rubber spatula to stir the sugar constantly until it melts and turns a nice caramel color, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Remove the cinnamon sticks and discard. Pour in 1/2 cup of the whole milk. The caramel will seize a little bit, but continue stirring. Slowly pour in the milk, stirring constantly. As the milk heats up over medium heat, the caramel will begin to dissolve.
  • Once the caramel has dissolved and the milk has heated up, stir in the bittersweet chocolate until melted.
  • Pour the liquid into a blender. Be sure it is vented out the top so that pressure does not build up and blend for 60 seconds until smooth. Serve hot.

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Nutrition

Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 455mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Calcium: 242mg | Iron: 2.5mg